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  • Our Stars and Crescent Moon

    Former Parliament House and Annex Building

    Hear the stories of how our National Symbols came about: learn about our pioneer leaders’ ideals and aspirations for Singapore, the inspirations behind the symbols, and how three of our National Monuments witnessed the birth of the National Symbols – the flag, the anthem, the pledge and the crest.

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    National History, Architecture
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    14
  • Stories of Kampong Glam

    Sultan Mosque

    Nestled within Kampong Glam are vestiges of the Malay royalty in 19th century Singapore. Visit the palace and mosque that were built for the Sultan and his followers respectively, and discover the trades, communities and bustling activity that surrounded the Malay royalty in the past.

    Category
    National History, Architecture
    Love
    10
  • Building a Nation: Samsui Women in Singapore

    Ying Fo Fui Kun

    A silent yet formidable force, the Samsui women have literally built many of Singapore’s icons. Visit the streets they lived in, hear stories of how they led a frugal yet fulfilling life, and explore one of the buildings that they constructed by hand!

    Category
    National History
    Love
    7
  • Knowledge is Power

    Former Tao Nan School

    Enter the gates of some of Singapore’s oldest educational institutions – two schools, a museum and a library. Learn the motivations behind the individuals and communities who stepped up and pooled together resources for the sake of educating our young.

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    National History, Architecture
    Love
    3
  • Remembering Singapore's Old Waterfront

    Former Telok Ayer Market

    Visit three landmarks that once graced the island’s old waterfront and testify to her growth from colony to nation: a beautiful colonial-era cast-iron market, her first polytechnic, and the building that was a gift to celebrate her newfound independence. Journey Singapore’s former shoreline and trace the footsteps of her development!

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    National History
    Love
    3
  • Expressions of Faith

    Sri Thendayuthapani Temple

    Rich in decoration, Hong San See and Sri Thendayuthapani Temple display marvellous diversity in a single neighbourhood. Find out more about the communities – the Hokkiens and the Chettiars – who built not only these houses of worship but also colonial Singapore’s economy.

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    National History
    Love
    3
  • A Stroll in the Jewish Quarters

    Former Saint Joseph's Institution

    Gain insights into the close-knit Jewish community which has, despite its small size, contributed significantly to Singapore’s development. Find out how they have made Singapore their home and learn more about prominent Jews in Singapore, including Sir Manasseh Meyer, David Marshall and Jacob Ballas.

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    National History
    Love
    4
  • Double Live

    Central Fire Station

    Hear stories about firemen and policemen who once stayed at Singapore’s oldest-surviving fire station and police station, and the many occupants of the Arts House which was originally built as a private residence. Discover a side of these buildings you’ve never seen before in Double Lives!

    Category
    National History
    Love
    4
  • Hidden Hands

    Saint Andrew's Cathedral

    At the heart of the city lie the beautiful St. Andrew’s Cathedral and the Former Empress Place Building. These were among the many 19th century buildings that were designed and built by an invisible and invincible force – early colonial engineers and convict labourers.

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    National History
    Love
    4
  • In the Steps of G D Coleman

    Former Parliament House and Annex Building

    Visit the masterpieces of G.D. Coleman, Singapore’s first-known architect. Admire one of the residences Coleman designed, which unlike his own home, avoided the wrecking ball. Step into the oldest Christian church in Singapore and hear stories of the Armenians whom the church was built for.

    Category
    National History
    Love
    3
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